TITLE

Goodwill is not enough

AUTHOR(S)
Sperryn, Simon
PUB. DATE
July 1997
SOURCE
People Management;07/24/97, Vol. 3 Issue 15, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. Comments on the key elements for the success of Great Britain's proposed welfare-to-work program for people in long-term unemployment. Effects of long-term unemployment on businesses; Factors which influence the success of the welfare-to-work scheme; Two lessons influencing effective local delivery of the scheme; Skills that are to be developed under the program.
ACCESSION #
9711164304

 

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